BRS relies on clubs and societies to update it on any changes for their organisation for the information shown below.
Please note that the following groups reserve the right to change, amend or cancel their programmes, therefore it is recommended that details are confirmed before attending.
BROMSGROVE RAILWAY CLUB
The Club meets at St Godwald’s Church Hall, Aston Fields. Doors open at 7.15pm for a 7.45pm start. Refreshments are available and there is a book stall on the evening. New members and visitors are always welcome.
For information contact: Dave 01527- 873800, or Gordon 01527-873609.
G.C.R. LEICESTERSHIRE AREA SUPPORTERS' GROUP
Meetings are held at St Bartholomew's Church Hall, Church Lane, Quorn, near Loughborough commencing at 7.30pm. Refreshments are available. Admission is free, although a collection is held to defray expenses.
Enquiries to John Calton 0116-267-6909, or Keith Satterly 0116-253-0990, or Phil Bosworth 01509-558-213
LEICESTER RAILWAY SOCIETY
Meetings are held at ‘The Cricketers’, Grace Road, off Aylestone Road, Leicester (between the A426 Aylestone Road and B5366 Saffron Lane) and commence promptly at 7.30pm.
For further information, telephone Michael Chapman 01162-606116 or Brian Holland 01162-368328
LINCOLN RAILWAY SOCIETY
Venue: St Hugh’s Church, North Hykeham (Meetings commence at 8pm)
Contacts: Graham Lightfoot on 01522-705365 or Alan Cragg on 01526-321494
MATLOCK RAILWAY CLUB
Venue: The Gothic Warehouse, Cromford Wharf, Mill Lane, Cromford, Derbyshire. Meetings are held fortnightly on Thursdays at 7.30 pm.
21 September : David Charlesworth, “Darjeeling Himalayan Railway”
5 October : A selection of seven railway films from the archives (130 mins)
19 October : Phil Eccleston, “Keeping the Duchess on the main line”
2 November : “Golden age of the Big Four” and “Steam Safari” (South African steam) (102 & 35 mins)
16 November : Chris Proudfoot, “Standard Tank 82045 (New Build)”
30 November : “Twilight of steam in Ulster” and “Lost railways of East Anglia” (60 & 60 mins)
7 December : Roger Hallatt, “Peak Rail”
14 December : Christmas with Matlock Railway Club – family themed films with food served as usual
Directions: From the A6 - at the traffic lights at Cromford crossroads turn to the east into Mill Lane. The Gothic Warehouse is a short distance along on the right, opposite the Cromford Mill car park entrance and next to the Canal Arm.
Non-members are welcome at all meetings. Admission: Members £2 and Visitors £3.
Chairman: Robert Smyth, 3 Swaines Meadow, Wirksworth, Derbyshire 01629-826973
Secretary: Mike Watkiss, 8 Court Lane, Ashford in the Water, Bakewell, Derbyshire 01629-814391, 0790024491
Treasurer: Stephen Platt, Manor Croft, Hammersmith, Ripley, Derbyshire 01773-743741
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NUNEATON RAILWAY CIRCLE
Meetings are held in the function room of Chilvers Coton Conservative Club, Bridge Street, Nuneaton (adjacent to Coton Arches) commencing at 8 pm.
Contact Secretary: Ken Johnson 02476-347388 ------ Events: Graham Walker 01827-895961 (try Facebook)
THE RAILWAY CORRESPONDENCE AND TRAVEL SOCIETY (RCTS) : EAST MIDLANDS BRANCH
Meetings: 7.15 pm (for 7.30 start) until about 9.45 pm at the Nottingham Mechanics, 3 North Sherwood Street, Nottingham.
Contact Branch Secretary: John Hitchens, 01623-758033 or visit the Society's web page at www.rcts.org.uk